Get to the details you need about lending, technology, study space options, working with reserves, and the dozens of other services we provide you.

Borrowing and Delivery

Online Holds

We can deliver many regular circulating items to various UNT campus locations for you. Find out who qualifies, delivery locations & timing, how to make requests, and limitations as some restrictions apply.

Check Out Materials

This is a starting point for info on lending privileges, locations, borrowing reserve items, and borrowing items from other libraries. limited services currently available

Details:Circulation Policies & Procedures

Course Reserves

Required or recommended readings, music, media and other items for courses can be found at either a reserve desk or online. This page provides links to policies, online systems, and can help you find the right desk.

​Need something for your class? Search Course Reserves.

Faculty Borrowing Privileges

Special borrowing privileges are extended to UNT Faculty and Staff. Find out who qualifies, get an overview of loan periods, limits, and how to authorize your assistants to pick items up for you.

Courtesy Cards

Not currently enrolled or employed at UNT but Want to borrow materials from us? You might need a courtesy card.

Details: ID Card Policy

Interlibrary Loan Borrowing and Document Delivery Services

Do you need a book, a chapter, article, or other item that UNT doesn’t own or subscribe to? Typically you can request it from another institution through ILL. Learn about eligibility, types of available materials, checking the status of an order, length of loans, and your responsibilities when using the service.

See Also: Online Holds

Faculty Delivery Service

The libraries provide faculty with convenient access to many materials through campus mail or electronic delivery. Find out how to request a chapter, article, or book here.

See Also: Media Booking & Courier Service

Spaces, Technology, and Computing

Technology & Computing Overview

The libraries provide a number of different technology & computing related resources for you. This page describes general information about them. Web-based tools used for research, or resource discovery are not discussed here.

Printing, Scanning, Photocopies

There are printers, scanners, and copiers located throughout the Libraries. This page gives you information about their locations, and other basic information.

Details: Printing & Photocopy Policies

Check Out Laptops

The UNT Libraries The UNT Libraries provides laptop checkouts to currently enrolled UNT students. Special policies, fines rates, and other guidelines apply. See:

Details: Policy for Borrowing Reserves & Laptops

The Spark

The UNT Libraries’ makerspace, The Spark, promotes the cooperative and creative use of technology. We provide the UNT community with access to equipment, software, and training that promotes innovative, cross-disciplinary learning.

Scholarly and Professional

Copyright Advisory Services

UNT Libraries copyright specialists assist faculty, students, staff and community members in understanding copyright law (including fair use), plagiarism, and publisher agreements and other contracts for transfer or licensing of material protected by copyright. Our services include individual consultations, small-group workshops, and presentations on a variety of subjects.

UNT Libraries Scholarly Publishing Services

The UNT Libraries Scholarly Publishing Services offer:

Digital Scholarship

The Digital Scholarship Committee is a library-wide working group that seeks to develop tools, training, and research support for members of the UNT community and their digital endeavors.

Assistance with Grant-Funded Research

Scholars across disciplines use resources provided by the UNT Libraries in the course of their research, including that research that is funded through grants. These resources range from collections made available through the Libraries (including access to online journals through licenses paid for by the Libraries) to digital expertise and infrastructure allowing researchers to easily organize, share, and preserve the products of their research.

Scholarly Communication Outreach

The Scholarly Communication Office offers workshops, class visits, sponsored events, and online resources related to scholarly writing, academic publishing, copyright & author rights, managing research data, open access & open education resources, and other topics related to the scholarly communication system. Contact us to set up a consultation or visit.

Research and Instruction

Library Instruction

The skills and concepts taught in these classes provide students with a better comprehension of library research and improve their skills using the Libraries.

Special Collections: Research

We house a growing collection of unique primary source research materials in the Special Collections. Learn about visiting, locating materials, handling items, and our Research Fellowship Program. See Also:

Media Services

Media Viewing Stations

Need to watch a video while on campus during the school day? Don’t own a Laserdisc player? We have space for you.

Media Reference Services

Film and Media reference services are available upon request.

See Also:

Other Services

Services for Persons with Disabilities

This page describes services and other information applicable to users with disabilities. It notes contacts, policies and procedures, as well as short descriptions of adaptive equipment.


From a Babylonian clay tablet created in 2,000 B.C. to a blog post you made 10 minutes ago, the UNT Libraries are committed to the preservation of information of all formats.

Texas Digital Newspaper Program

The Texas Digital Newspaper Program (TDNP) partners with Texas communities, publishers, and institutions to promote standards-based digitization of newspapers and to make newspapers freely accessible via The Portal to Texas History.